Hydrolube® 480

Brand Family Overview

NatureShield® products from Michelman are emulsions of natural oils and natural oil blends designed to protect topical wood. They provide water resistance and enhance the natural pattern of wood. They also impart water resistance to concrete, and can serve as a component for sealing stone surfaces to provide a wet look with a durable and attractive finish.

See more NatureShield products.


Provides slip and lubricity when used in fibersizing formulations. This product is APE free.


Nonionic microcrystalline wax emulsion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Cable & Cordagelubricity/slip resistance
Fiber Sizingslip and lubricity

See more products recommended for Cable & Cordage.
See more products recommended for Fiber Sizing.
Physical Properties

These physical properties are typical but should not be considered specifications.

AppearanceOff-white, opaque liquid
pH8.5 - 10.5
Emulsifier ChargeNonionic
Percent Non-Volatile39.5 - 40.5
Recommended pH Range1 - 12
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <200
Spindle Number2

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (HL480)
AUB (HL480.E)


Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.